Scientific Name: Pangasianodon hypophthalmus
Size of fish - inches: 51.2 inches (130.00 cm)
Aquarium Hardiness: Moderately Difficult
Temperature: 72.0 to 79.0° F (22.2 to 26.1° C)
Lifespan: 20 years
Diet Type: Omnivore - As it ages, Pagnasius Catfish will become increasingly herbivorous.
Flake Food: Yes
Tablet / Pellet: Yes
Live foods (fishes, shrimps, worms): Some of Diet
Vegetable Food: Some of Diet - As they get older they loose their teeth and become more and more vegetarian.
Meaty Food: Half of Diet
Feeding Frequency: Several feedings per day - Feed two to three times daily, but give them only what they can consume within 5-10 minutes.
Minimum Tank Size: 100 gal (379 L) - This fish grows to over 3 feet and will eventually need a 300 gallon tank or larger.
Suitable for Nano Tank: No
Substrate Type: Any
Lighting Needs: Moderate - normal lighting - These fish are easily stressed. Low lighting will be appreciated by new young fish until they are acclimated and comfortable.
Range ph: 6.5-7.5
Hardness Range: 2 - 20 dGH
Water Movement: Moderate
Water Region: Middle - They will swim in all levels, but generally the middle.
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